Inclusive growth

By: Jagdish Rattanani
Category: Common citizen, Governance, Health, Inequality, Sustainability, Global, Jobs, Indian economy, Inclusive growth
Fund managers and shareholders work with a different agenda governed more by higher profits and rising stock prices in the near term, not necessarily the long-term view that Polman brought into fashion at Unilever.
By: Dr. M A Kalam
Category: Common citizen, Governance, Health, Inequality, Sustainability, Global, Jobs, India politics, Inclusive growth
If the American national, John Allen Chau, has been killed in the North Sentinel island, in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, as alleged, then it is indeed tragic. A young person in his twenties did not deserve to die this way. But equally, the illegal adventure of Chau and the push by the... read more
By: Jagdish Rattanani
Category: Common citizen, Governance, Inequality, Taxes, China-India, Global, RBI, Jobs, India politics, Indian economy, Inclusive growth, GST
In his own strident way, never giving an inch and always straining to milk dry the argument for his side, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has summed up the frivolousness of the debate on GDP growth rates. The Minister wrote in his blog: “Data based on facts and on the best global practices is... read more
By: Ajit Ranade
Category: Common citizen, Inequality, Sustainability, Taxes, Global, RBI, Jobs, India politics, Indian economy, Inclusive growth
The inflation reported for the month of October was 3.1 per cent, the lowest in the last one year. This was a big relief, because just one month ago, there were fears that international oil prices may spike up to a100 dollars a barrel. This was because of the impending sanctions against Iran, which... read more
By: Jagdish Rattanani
Category: Blackmoney, Common citizen, Governance, Sustainability, India politics, Indian economy, Inclusive growth
When UPA-II under Dr. Singh lost to Narendra Modi’s BJP, Dr. Singh lost only his job but it was the Congress that lost everything. This is not to say the Congress did not deserve it, nor is it to divert attention from the scandals that now dog the BJP and the Prime Minister. But it is to be noted... read more
By: Vappala Balachandran
Category: Common citizen, Governance, Inequality, Global, Jobs, India politics, Indian economy, Inclusive growth
How do we prevent a situation like the present implosion within the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)? Till the 1990s, the CBI was considered the only dependable instrument to impartially investigate high level corruption and tangled crimes. That impression disappeared with the “hawala” scam... read more
By: Ranjit K Pattnaik
Category: Common citizen, Governance, Sustainability, Global, RBI, India politics, Indian economy, Inclusive growth
It is barely two years since Urjit Patel took charge as Governor of the Reserve Bank of India. Viral Acharya, the Deputy Governor, has spent even less time in his post. The appointments came soon after the exit of Raghuram Rajan, whose term as Governor was not extended amid an unseemly row whipped... read more
By: Jagdish Rattanani
Category: Common citizen, Governance, Health, Inequality, Sustainability, Taxes, Global, Union Budget, Jobs, India politics, Indian economy, Inclusive growth
A global movement that focuses on human capital as a driver of change and growth for a new generation is a welcome move. It turns focus from physical infrastructure, a “here and now” issue and therefore more looked at, to human capital, which will yield dividends much later, and can help change... read more
By: Dr. Kiran Desai
Category: Common citizen, Governance, Inequality, Sustainability, Jobs, India politics, Indian economy, Inclusive growth
Gujarat has again captured the attention of the entire country for the wrong reasons. The assault and harassment of migrant livelihood-earners belonging to North Indian States in pockets of the North Gujarat region, following the dastardly rape of a 14-month-girl, has brought fear and forced many... read more
By: Ajit Ranade
Category: Common citizen, Governance, Health, Inequality, Sustainability, Global, Jobs, India politics, Indian economy, Inclusive growth
India’s economic growth this year will once again be among the fastest in the world, even ahead of China. The real GDP growth rate, i.e. adjusted for inflation will be more than 7 percent this fiscal year, whereas China may fall below 6.5. Economic growth is an input to improve the quality of life... read more

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